Computer Science 220
Assembly Language & Computer Architecture

Fall 2010, Siena College

Lecture 04: Floating Point Representations; vonNeumann Architectures; Introduction to MIPS ISA
Date: Thursday, September 16, 2010


Lecture Assignment 04

Due at the start of class, Tuesday, September 21.

Please submit answers to these questions either as a hard copy (typeset or handwritten are OK) or by email to jteresco AT by the start of class. We will discuss these questions at the start of class, so no late submissions are accepted.

  1. True or false: 0.1 (base 10) can be represented as a floating point number within the computer. Justify your answer.